Series MS-2465 - Fairbridge Farm School Alumni Association papers

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Fairbridge Farm School Alumni Association papers

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MS-2465

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  • 1934-1983 (Creation)
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    Fairbridge Alumni Association

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Originals, 6 cm, photocopy, 1985, 1 page

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The Fairbridge Alumni Association was formed as an organization of former students at the Fairbridge Farm Schools, institutions aimed at resettling underprivileged British children in Canada.

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Newspaper cuttings concerning Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School and Old Fairbridgians, ca. 1934-1983; copies of provincial government statutes and regulations re: welfare institutions, etc., 1937-1948; correspondence to Miss Katie O'Neill (farm school cottage mother), 1936-1941, 1960. Also a photocopy of a certificate from the Fairbridge Society in Britain to the Fairbridge Alumni Association, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Fairbridge Farm School at Cowichan Station. 1 leaf.

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Presented by members of the Fairbridge Alumni Association, 1987.

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Accession number(s): 87-012

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